Recap - Detroit Defeats Minnesota 7-1
Detroit grabbed a 7-1 win over Minnesota on Tuesday, as Justin Verlander was credited with a win at Comerica Park.
Detroit won as a -280 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Justin Verlander earned the victory for the Tigers, throwing 7 2/3 innings of work, striking out 8, walking 1, and allowing 7 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Miguel Cabrera in the win.
Minnesota's starting pitcher Nick Blackburn worked 4 2/3 innings, giving up 11 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Ben Revere in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Detroit as they had 15 hits, while Minnesota only had 7.